WA sex offenders congregate in city centersNovember 6, 2013 @ 5:36 am (Updated: 12:30 pm - 11/6/13 )
SEATTLE (AP) - Because registered sex offenders have trouble finding housing, many are homeless and tend to congregate in urban areas close to offices where they have to regularly check in.
KIRO TV reports there are 325 sex offenders in downtown Seattle, many of them in the Pioneer Square area. There are 134 registered sex offenders in downtown Tacoma and 76 in downtown Everett.
Residents can see where sex offenders are registered on the website www.sheriffalerts.com.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Danny O'Neil says the Seahawks' defense has rediscovered its Super Bowl form
Find Christmas trees, Santa photos, and lights on the MyNorthwest Holiday Map
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.